Patrick Perugini is a bicycle industry veteran with over 10 years in bicycle manufacturing and bike share operations. He is also an passionate advocate for bike infrastructure and an enthusiastic cyclist. Patrick founded Dynamic Bicycles in 2004, with a mission to help make bikes easier to operate and easier to maintain for both individuals and fleet operators. True to this mission, Patrick has led Dynamic to success with a bike share system that is simpler and more affordable than any other system on the market.
1). Can you tell me about what it means for On Bikeshare to use the Movatic platform for
The Movatic platform helps our customers improve access control, security, and activity tracking for their bicycles and riders, while also offering the option to collect fees from riders to help offset operational costs. We like that Movatic’s clean and thoughtful software design is consistent with our emphasis on making bike share easier to self-operate.
2). Is this the first time that On-Bikeshare has offered electronic access to bikeshare? No. Our previous software was an in-house developed application using a web application front end and backend Admin. The Movatic App will help us provide a more scalable platform using native iOS and Android Apps, and a scalable
3). What made you want to switch to Movatic’s software from your own in-house solution?
Our move to the Movatic platform improves the user experience with a native APP on their phone, and provides program Administrators with real-time usage monitoring, alerts and reports that simplify operations. The Movatic platform also provides us with the ability to manage multiple types of access control systems and technologies, so as our technology continues to evolve, we can use the same App/Admin platform across these systems.
4). What new things does Movatic bring to the table/specific improvements do you see with this solution?
The 3 most important to us are the branding of the user APP, the optional billing capabilities, and the ability to operate multiple access control systems from a single platform and App experience.